The Spiritual Path: Part Two

May 22, 2023   |   3 Comments

Audio-only version is here.
Meditation practice begins at 26:21.

Dear Open Heart Project,

Hello and welcome to the second video in this series on the three steps of the spiritual journey. Today we discuss the second step.

While the first step focused on stabilizing your personal situation (and practice), the second step is about the heart opening that ensues organically.

If you missed it or would like a refresher, the first video is here. How do you create a foundation for following your own spiritual path?  I always love to hear from you.

Love, Susan

PS I’m teaching an in-person retreat that goes deeper into Buddhism and The Enneagram, one of the most helpful tools on my own spiritual journey, Oct 11-15 in Austin, TX. It’s limited to 11 people (includes one full scholarship). All the details are here.

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  • Posted by:  Patricia R. Coia

    I appreciate your comments about the Heart Sutra which I’d only heard about but now want to explore further.

  • Posted by:  Phillip

    Thank you so much for your teaching, Susan. I was especially attracted to the Heart Sutra, the mantra Om Gate Gate …, and deeply “letting go” of where I am.

  • Posted by:  Betsy Loeb

    Dear Susan, Your teaching on the significance of “letting go” and creating space for compassion is so beautiful. I also appreciate how you describe the truth of emptiness and the value of the Heart Sutra. So much in such a relatively short video! Wow!

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